The Myontec Mbody is a novel fitness tracker that comes in the form of machine-washable smart shorts.
Working with the accompanying Mbody Coach software, the system promises to make everyone feel like professional athlete as he/she prepares to reach personal peak in performance.
The Mbody Coach Application will translate analyzed parameters into easy to understand graphics and texts, communicating detailed instructions, alerts and guidelines to the user.Said software analyzes performance data to help user track its performance, while offering real-time audio advice via connected smartphone. It translates analyzed parameters into easy to understand graphics and texts communicating detailed instructions, alerts and guidelines on our visual interface. Moreover, Mbody Coach can talk user through warm-ups, analyze technique, spot problem areas, and deliver progression analysis.
The Mbody comes equipped with rechargeable battery and sensors that measure muscle load and co-ordination, efficiency, calories burned, heart rate and balance, amongst other things. The integrated technology reads the electrical activity of the muscles (EMG or electromyography) which will work regardless of the environment or the type of sport.
The Myontec Mbody is still a work in progress; right now the team behind the project is looking to raise $99,000 at the crowdfunding website Kickstarter.